Updates

December 18, 2012

SAVE THE DATE: 2013 Soirée For Play ›

Join the Playworks Twin Cities Board and KARE-11’s Eric Perkins (a.k.a Perk at Play), local education leaders and supporters of Playworks for an evening of stories and fun including: cocktails,…

November 28, 2012

KARE 11 Joins the Games at Andersen United Community School! ›

Just before Thanksgiving, Chris Freytag and Belinda Jensen of Twin Cities' KARE 11 put on their November play gear for a day of recess at Andersen United Community School in…

September 17, 2012

Corporate Kickball Tournament 2013 ›

Join Playworks Minnesota Friday, June 14 for our Third Annual Corporate Kickball Tournament. We'll share an afternoon of friendly competition–and nostalgia brought on by green grass and bouncy balls–as teams compete to win the coveted traveling…

June 7, 2012

Playworks Twin Cities Partners with Minnesota Twins ›

Playworks Twin Cities is thrilled to partner with the Minnesota Twins, who sponsored our Junior Coaches this year and hosted our Junior Coach Conference at Target Field in May.  Through…

April 19, 2012

Junior Coaches Lead Parent Night: A Coach’s Story ›

One of my favorite things about being a program coordinator is the extra time I get to do leadership and empowerment work with my junior coaches. My school had an…

April 13, 2012

Rethinking Recess: Why students need active play to achieve ›

A Playful Forum exploring the power of play in education Rethinking Recess: Why students need active play to achieveThursday, May 17, 2012, 5:30-8:00pm  Minneapolis Central Library 300 Nicollett Mall – Downtown…

December 12, 2011

Playworks Twin Cities receives $25,000 grant from UCare Fund ›

Playworks Twin Cities has received a $25,000 grant from the UCare Fund, which is a community-directed initiative of UCare. The grant supports the expansion of the Playworks program to nine…

December 12, 2011

Girls Basketball Leagues Fill Maxfield Gym With Cheer ›

Every Wednesday and Thursday night, Girls basketball teams from eight Playworks schools came together in November and December to build their basketball skills and play against each other for the…

December 12, 2011

Junior Coaches discover their leadership strengths: A Coach’s Story ›

“One of my favorite parts of my school day is working with my Junior Coach team out at recess.  Monday through Thursday, two Junior Coaches join me throughout recess to…